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The Australian: States rated on Year 12 excellence [September 24, 2005]

The Australian: States rated on Year 12 excellence [September 24, 2005]

STATES will have their Year 12 English, maths, physics and chemistry courses ranked in order of excellence in an attempt to stop “dumbed down” curriculums short-changing Australian students.

Federal Education Minister Brendan Nelson has confirmed plans to introduce a national report card for key subjects after being warned students in Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia were being left behind in maths.

The benchmarks means parents will be able to compare results from state to state.

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